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Samanid

[suh-mah-nid, sam-uh-nid]
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noun
  1. a member of the rulers of Persia in the 9th and 10th centuries.
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  • In the latter part of the 9th century the family of the Samanid, sprung from Samarkand, reigned in splendour at Bokhara.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 8

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